Kanchil

Pacific Islands - The mouse-deer, a trickster-hero. In Indonesian lore, this small animal defeated many predators by pretending to magic powers it does not possess, persuading even tigers to live in peace with other animals. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Kanchil, Kancil, Kancil, Kantijil, Kantijil, Pelandok, Pelandok, Pelanduk or Pelanduk.

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